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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Open Space

NJ Green Acres

Trust approves $15 million for Green Acres land acquisitions and flood property buyouts

GARDEN STATE PRESERVATION TRUST - The board of the Garden State Preservation Trust today approved $15.3 million in funding for the State Office of Green Acres [go to article]
marina boats

Murphy kills Liberty State Park marina proposal

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial proposal to build a high-end marina in a tranquil area of Liberty State Park has been shot down by Gov. Phil Murphy's [go to article]
Newark Bay wetlands

Wetlands restoration on Newark Bay protects against flooding, improves water quality

MIKE SMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Jet passengers flying into Newark International Airport or car drivers zipping along the New Jersey Turnpike may not think [go to article]
atlantic city, marsh, jersey shore

Editorial: Great Egg River, a stealth NJ national park, gets more protection

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - If the millions of drivers crossing the Garden State Parkway bridge between Atlantic and Cape May counties look west, they’ll see the big end [go to article]
forest fire

Setting fire to New Jersey’s forests – on purpose

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gaudy orange flames leaped up wizened corn stalks and lapped at wild grasses that clogged a field in one of New Jersey’s wildlife [go to article]
golf

Murphy administration rejects billionaire’s golf course expansion onto Liberty State Park

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The Murphy administration on Friday rejected a proposal by a one of the world's most exclusive golf clubs to build three holes [go to article]
video

South Jersey’s beloved Cowtown Rodeo land receives federal funds

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Cowtown defies modern stereotypes. Founded in 1929 and run by five generations of the Harris family, the weekly rodeo [go to article]
Cowtown Rodeo, Pilesgrove, NJ

Historic Cowtown Rodeo’s grasslands preserved in $2.6-million deal

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Almost 375 acres of grassland surrounding Cowtown Rodeo in Salem County will be permanently preserved under an agreement financed [go to article]
Rockaway River WMA

Morris County’s open space may soon expand into Jefferson

WILSON CONDE / DAILY RECORD - The Rockaway River Wildlife Management Area, 3,600-plus acres of open space set aside for natural wildlife and habitat protection [go to article]
new jersey environment news, open space preservation

Grants will preserve 230 acres in Hunterdon County

NJ.COM / HUNTERDON COUNTY - The Hunterdon County Freeholders, at their April 3 meeting, approved the preservation of 230 acres of open space in four communities [go to article]

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